Security Breaches of Personal Information at Federal Agencies More than Doubles Since 2009

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Apr 03, 2014 9:13 AM

Millions of individuals who recently entrusted personal, medical, and financial information to the federal government while enrolling in Obamacare via Healthcare.gov may find a recent trend reported by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) rather unsettling.  The number of security breaches involving Personally Identifiable Information (PII) at federal agencies more than doubled in recent years, increasing from 10,481 in 2009 to 25,566 in 2013.